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Chinese military to further promote rule of law

China's Central Military Commission (CMC) urged the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to promote the rule of law in all elements of the army.

Identity of IS militant 'Jihadi John' revealed

The "Jihadi John," a black-clad English-speaking militant who has featured in several Islamic State beheading videos, is identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a Briton from a middle class family who grew up in London and graduated from college with a degree in computer programming.
Opinion: Let them join ISIS
• 3 in New York sought to join Islamic State

Li Ka-shing: We all lose without electoral reform

Chinese billionaire Li Ka-shing has urged Hong Kong people to support the upcoming electoral reform of the Special Administrative Region, saying, "we all lose if reform cannot be achieved".

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Chinese think tanks should avoid any great leap forward

China needs to recognize the burgeoning number of think tanks as an academic fad stimulated by government support policies and not necessarily totally healthy.


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Consumption becomes key driver of China's economy

Domestic consumption surpassed investment to become the key driving force of China's economy in 2014, indicating a new growth model has already started forming.

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Extraordinary lenticular clouds

Extraordinary lenticular clouds

Look at these amazing images of lenticular clouds. Because of their shape, they have been offered as an explanation for some UFO sightings.

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